For about 90 minutes, it looked as though Otago might get an opportunity to fight for a spot in the final.
The beast was unleashed at Yarrow Stadium last night - but
unfortunately for Otago, it was in the form of the Auckland
Aces' left armer Mitchell McClenaghan.
Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Rangana Herath believes the test
is still in the balance.
Everyone else was sweating on the outcome of the review
except the player at the centre of the action.
Wicketkeeper BJ Watling took a record-equalling ninth catch
as New Zealand inched their way to a probable victory over
Sri Lanka in the first test as they reduced the visitors to
109 for three at the close of the fourth day's play.
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